International

PSG make contact on possible Messi transfer

2016-11-29 16:30
Lionel Messi (Getty)

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain have contacted Lionel Messi's father over a possible move from Barcelona to Ligue 1.

Spanish newspaper Marca said that with the 29-year-old unsigned past 2018, PSG director of football Patrick Kluivert - a former Barca star striker - contacted Messi's father and agent Jorge.

The Argentinia star earlier this year turned down a new deal to stay at Camp Nou, reportedly because he was upset over how he was treated during his tax fraud case.

Premier League side Manchester City are also said to be among the clubs chasing Messi amid news last week that an unknown side offered the Barcelona player an £85 million signing fee to quit his lifelong team.

Barcelona said on Twitter last week that Messi was not leaving.

Messi, 29, is believed to be asking for £825,000 per week to sign with Barcelona, who could not afford the price.

Messi has scored 496 goals for Barca since his debut in 2004.

Barcelona are in action next against lower-tier Hercules in their first-leg, round of 32 Copa del Rey match on Thursday.

Read more on:    barcelona fc  |  la liga  |  lionel messi  |  barcelona  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

After Stuart Baxter stepped down as Bafana Bafana head coach, who would you like to see take over?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.